Overview

PMP Test Prep Boot Camp
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: This program is traditionally a face-to-face classroom training program, but the March 2021 section will be held online as we prioritize distance learning in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The PMP Test Prep Boot Camp Certification is designed to prepare you to take the Project Management Institute's PMP® Exam.

This comprehensive certificate program has the following objectives:

  1. To prepare students to take and pass the PMP® Exam the first time
  2. To present important material related to the Profession of Project Management in dynamic way that brings the PMBoK® to life with real world examples of expert instructors
  3. To apply the critical principles and tools of Project Management in a class project so they may be used immediately for work or personal projects.

This Boot Camp is a unique offering that gives students the knowledge, skills, and tools to successfully pass their PMP exam. 

(The PMP Certification Test Prep Boot Camp fulfills PMI's 35-hour requirement for the PMP® Exam).

Mark Hall is one of the foremost experts in Project Management and PMP preparation in the country and one of the highest rated instructors for UNH PD&T. Sign up now and get access to the class recordings to get a jump on the class.

Hear what attendees are saying about the 2020 PMP Test Prep Bootcamp:

"Mark had a great way of making the content relevant to our jobs. Even though we were studying for an exam, we also were able to think about how to apply the concepts. He clearly has a lot of experience and does a great job engaging the class."

"Mark's knowledge and enthusiasm were most valuable."

Note: This program will be held live online through Zoom and will feature the same instructors, content, and interaction as our traditional in-person training program.

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What You Will Learn

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During this 5 day class, students are immersed in the PMI methodology and the main objective of this class is to have students pass the PMP Exam. Using WGA proprietary tools and techniques, students will receive the highest quality instruction and course materials available in the market.

Introduction and PMP Exam overview

Learning objectives:

  • Learn about the PMI application process.
  • Overview the PMP Exam details.
  • Learn exam-taking tools and techniques.
  • How to enroll in the PMP Exam.
  • Identify exam preparation key methodologies.

Students take Baseline Assessment test

The Project Management Framework

Learning objectives:

  • Define what a project is and what project management is.
  • Understand the 9 project management knowledge areas.
  • Define a project life cycle.
  • Identify and define project stakeholders.
  • Specify influences of organizational structures on project management.
  • Highlight the skills required for a project manager.
  • Define the Project Manager’s responsibilities.
  • Identify social-economic environmental influences to projects.
  • Define the 5 process groups of project management.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

 

Project Integration Management

Learning objectives:

  • Highlight methods for project selection.
  • Define the elements and importance of the project charter.
  • Understanding the creation and use of preliminary scope statement.
  • Identify project constraints.
  • Define the project manager’s role as integrator.
  • Control “gold plating” through work authorization.
  • Understand the value of documenting lessons learned for Organizational Process Assets.
  • Create a project plan.
  • Define the Execution of the project plan.
  • Know the use of baselines to monitor the progress of the project.
  • Define integrated change control.
  • Administrative closure.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

 

Project Scope Management

Learning objectives:

  • Development of a scope management plan.
  • Development of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Implementing scope verification.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

Application Exercise: Project Case Study

 

Project Time Management

Learning objectives:

  • Methods for developing a schedule.
  • Resource Planning.
  • Activity List creation and estimation.
  • Developing network diagrams (CPM, PDM and ADM charts).
  • Using dependencies.
  • Calculating the critical path(s) for the project.
  • Calculating slack.
  • Crashing and fast tracking a project.
  • Resource leveling.
  • Developing a schedule management plan.
  • Use of CPM, and Monte Carlo to estimate the duration of the project.
  • Schedule Control.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

Application Exercise: Project Case Study

 

Project Cost Management

Learning objectives:

  • Cost estimating through analogous estimating, bottom up estimating, parametric estimating and computerized estimating tools.
  • Earned value analysis.
  • Precision of estimates.
  • Understanding Present Value, Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, Payback Period, Benefit Cost Ratio and Opportunity Cost.
  • Variable Cost, Fixed Costs, Direct Cost and Indirect Cost.
  • Project Life Cycle Costing.
  • Cost budgeting.
  • Value Analysis.
  • Cost control.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

Application Exercise: Project Case Study

 

Project Quality Management

Learning objectives:

  • Responsibility for quality.
  • Impacts of poor quality.
  • Tools used for Quality Management Planning.
  • Developing a Quality Management Plan.
  • Implementing Quality Assurance.
  • Quality Control through Fishbone Diagram, Pareto Diagram, and Control Charts.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

 

Project Human Resources Management

Learning objectives:

  • Roles and responsibilities for project manager, team members, project sponsor and management.
  • Organizational planning.
  • Staff acquisition.
  • Developing a responsibility chart.
  • Team building.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Human resource constraints.
  • Conflict management and resolution.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

 

Project Communication Management

Learning objectives:

  • Developing a communications plan.
  • Communication methods.
  • Communication blockers.
  • Performance reporting.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

Application Exercise: Project Case Study

 

Project Risk Management

Learning objectives:

  • Developing a risk management plan.
  • Techniques for identifying risks.
  • Risk register.
  • Categorizing risks.
  • Qualitative risk analysis.
  • Quantitative risk analysis.
  • Using a decision tree.
  • Understanding what-if analysis.
  • Developing a risk response plan.
  • Risk response strategies.
  • Risk monitoring and control.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

Application Exercise: Project Case Study

 

Project Procurement Management

Learning objectives:

  • Procurement planning.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of contract type selection.
  • Statement of work.
  • Solicitation planning.
  • Solicitation.
  • Source selection.
  • Negotiation.
  • Contract administration.
  • Contract change control.
  • Contract close-out.

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

 

Project Management Ethical Responsibility and Code of Conduct

Exam Practice Questions and Solutions Class Discussion

 

 

Travel & Site Information

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This course will be held Live Online through Zoom. 

You will receive a Zoom link a few days prior to the first day.

Tools & Materials

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All certificate course materials and exams are included in the price of program enrollment.  The student is responsible for the cost of the PMP Exam.

Enrolled students will receive a comprehensive study guide for the PMP exam ($150 value) for no additional charge.

Instructor Bios

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  • Mark Hall

    Mark Hall

    Mark Hall is a chief executive with thirty years of experience in the aviation, semiconductor, and professional services industries. He is the President of William George Associates (WGA), an Agile and project management consulting firm, and has been training and consulting in the Project Management (PM) space for 25 years.  He has taught the PMP preparation class 160 times in the past 18 years.

    He also oversees WGA Scrum consulting services including assessments, Agile coaching, and implementations. He assists clients in dramatically improving their product development processes leveraging Scrum. For large-scale products and teams, Mr. Hall teaches and coaches the Spotify model. The Agile wave is upon us for all types of product development and Mr. Hall is intent on teaching and implementing Agile/Scrum principles that improve customer satisfaction, increase revenue and profits, and create a self-organizing culture of employee satisfaction, passion and accountability.

    Mark serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts High Technology Council. He is an alumnus of Furman University in Greenville, SC where he received a degree in Political Science and French Literature. He currently resides in Georgetown, MA with his wife of twenty years and his two children.

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